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39c….07/08/2020…lot/dordogne

39c today here at les vignes vieilles…….and we are told it will be feeling more like 45c ……reminds me of 2003 when the hot sunny days went on for ever……everywhere is very busy with tourists……..restaurants….shops…markets……all picking up the trade after a slow start…. we have no outbreaks in the region at the moment……. but to advoid a fine you are now to wear a mask in any enclosed area in towns outside markets all shops …

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32c….01/08/2020..lot/dordogne

My day started at 6am as always feeding my many animals…….felt slightly cooler first thing but by 7am it had warmed up very quickly…. I could here thunder not too far away…..we were expecting 32c today and then temperatures dropping over the next 3 days…..however we had a downpour of rain around lunchtime rushing to close cars and windows …..big mistake……because it stopped I think the dordogne had more rain than we did…..having said that …

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39c…31/07/2020..dordogne/lot

Another very hot day here in the lot and dordogne region 39c….but once again feels more like in the forties……I think its been hotter than yesterday…..temperatures overnight around 22c ……hot again tomorrow then temperatures dropping to 23c for 3 days and then very hot in the week…..masks are to be worn outside now in more places …markets…brocantes…in the towns……Rocamadour from 10 am in the mornings to 19.00 in the evenings…….so make sure you always have …

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39c…..30/07/2020 lot/dordogne

I thought our hottest day here at les vignes vieilles was a few days ago….but today has certainly been cracking the slates…..39c…..but actually around 45c…its hot……I spent yesterday making large black net coverings to protect my raised beds they seem to be doing their job…. not all done yet but will finish the rest this week…..today we have had a day with our 4 grandchildren 2 live near Bayonne and have come to visit we …

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37c….27/07/2020 lot/dordogne

Its very hot here at les vignes vieilles parc r√©sidentiel…….forecast today was around 37c……but would feel like 42c…..and it certainly does….I did all my outside work very early this morning……and Luke has been and checked on every mobile home that has not been used this season to top the drains up with water…..our residents are enjoying the sunshine and especially the swimming pool today……temperatures slightly lower tomorrow 27c……

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